Marcos A. Rivera Ortiz and his daughter Mariluz Rivera Gutiérrez, are two Puerto Rican attorneys on a mission to end racism and discrimination against Afro-Latinx people.
Struggling American dairy farmers thought they could count on the world market. Then came the turbulence of tariffs and trade deals.
A Chinese businesswoman in California has become a matchmaker between Chinese parents and American wombs.
A behind-the-scenes look at interviews with women in Turkey's computer science industry.
The Box, a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation into solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019, providing a rare glimpse into the deep end of our prison system through the stories of those who have experienced it.
The people of Grassy Narrows have dealt with the effects of industrial pollution for almost five decades. With government promises made and broken, they take to the streets to fight for justice.
In the Amazon rainforest, record-breaking forest fires and ongoing deforestation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species that call the ecosystem home. Scientists seeking to save them are carefully evaluating which areas of the vibrant Amazon biome to preserve—knowing many are already lost.
An Australian man was prescribed opioids after a routine wisdom teeth surgery. Addiction soon followed, including countless overdoses. His mother, who raised him alone, has done everything she can to help him, but he keeps returning to prescription pills, which Australia's weak regulations make easy to get.
More than 3 million Australians—an eighth of the country’s population—are getting at least one opioid prescription a year.
The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest and a critical line of defense against climate change. But it’s been steadily deforested since the 1970s, with nearly 20 percent of its land area wiped out.
In this coffee shop, former militants learn how to make coffee instead of bombs. They also learn acceptance by serving and interacting with others from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds.
A Haitian teen, whose two-year battle with an advanced form of childhood cancer illustrated how the poor and powerless pay the price for the failure of Haiti’s leaders to invest in their medical system, has died. He was 19.
Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie Bertrams reported from Malawi on the perils of cooking smoke and show how "unclean" cooking is causing a global health crisis with huge environmental consquences.
Grantee Justin Kenny discusses his reporting on Bangladesh tanneries.
Rachel is a Brooklyn-based freelance science journalist who is writing a book about the illegal wildlife trade. She traveled to Malawi and South Africa to report on the war on poaching.
Kira Zalan traveled to Sudan to report on radicalization, a problem for many communities in different regions of the African continent.
Joshua Kucera traveled along the conventional border between Europe and Asia, from Istanbul's Bosphorus to the Russian Arctic—reporting on the people who live between East and West.
Xyza Bacani discusses her story on migrant workers who run away from their employers in Singapore and the power imbalance between agencies, employers and migrants that encourages exploitation.
Journalist Geneive Abdo reports from Egypt, where despite an insignificant Shi'a presence, there is growing alarm among Sunni religious figures about the Shi’a threat.
President Trump is inheriting a war in Afghanistan that is entering its 16th year. Why are we still there and who are some of the actors trying to end the conflict?
Palm oil has been condemned for rampant deforestation in Southeast Asia. How can the world produce more of it in a more sustainable manner? Journalist Wudan Yan investigated in Fall 2016.
Michael Scott Moore investigates the involvement of former Somali pirates on the East African migrant trail.
James Fenton discusses reporting on President Duterte's violent war on drugs in the Philippines. The number of casualties in a 7-month period reached 7,000 following the president's election.
Journalist Amy Maxmen traveled to Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa, where girls under age 20 are being infected by HIV at alarming rates.